5833.000 Laurembergia P.J. Bergius

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, often decumbent, with creeping rhizomes which root at the nodes. Leaves simple, alternate or opposite, entire to dentate. Flowers in axillary 3-11-flowered fascicles, 4-merous. Calyx lobes 4, persistent. Petals 4. Fruit an indehiscent nutlet, with (in ours) 4-8 tuberculate ribs.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and warm regions.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
repens P.J. Bergius subsp. brachypoda (Welw. ex Hiern) Oberm.W,C,E

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Flora of Botswana: Laurembergia
Flora of Caprivi: Laurembergia
Flora of Malawi: Laurembergia
Flora of Mozambique: Laurembergia
Flora of Zambia: Laurembergia

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Laurembergia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Laurembergia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Laurembergia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Laurembergia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Laurembergia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Laurembergia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1027, retrieved 1 July 2016

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